17 May 2022
--- European packaging industry associations have submitted a joint letter to EU leaders warning that fragmentation of the Single Market is undermining progress toward the EU Green Deal. The 59 associations called on the EU to... Read More
13 May 2022
--- At Packaging Innovations 2022 in Birmingham, UK, Aegg will be showcasing its new range of plastic packaging tax-friendly food packaging and five new off-the-shelf spirit bottles, alongside its premium range of food jars and... Read More
12 May 2022
--- New York’s new Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) bill is expected to face fierce industry resistance, experts say. The bill, introduced on May 5, would make packaging producers completely responsible for packaging... Read More
28 Apr 2022
--- Ahead of the Rethinking Materials event next week in London, UK, we sit down with Maisie Devine, executive director for sustainable innovation and 100+ Accelerator at AB InBev, to discuss the scalability potential of... Read More
14 Apr 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Amcor became the first company to purchase certified circular PE material using ExxonMobil’s Exxtend technology for advanced recycling. Also, Greenglass Recycling in Romania invested in a... Read More
15 Mar 2022
--- African oil and gas supplies could “easily” replace Europe’s threatened energy resources, lower prices and decarbonize production practices, according to the African Energy Chamber (AEC), a non-profit... Read More
15 Mar 2022
--- Research commissioned by the International Aluminium Institute (IAI) into the recycling of three beverage container materials – aluminum, glass and plastic (PET) – has suggested that aluminum cans best support a... Read More
08 Mar 2022
--- The packaging industry could be facing “catastrophic” price rises for oil and gas, as Russia threatens to cut off all supplies to Europe, including through the Nord Stream pipelines, in retaliation to Western... Read More
04 Mar 2022
--- The Recycling Partnership has developed a National Recycling Database, offering a comprehensive source for local recycling information across the US. The digital tools will offer individuals, companies, and the government... Read More
02 Mar 2022
--- SGD Pharma and Stevanato Group are unveiling ready-to-use (RTU) sterile 100 ml molded glass vials. The vials are designed to package high-value parenteral drugs in large volumes and use Stevanato’s EZ-fill packaging... Read More
23 Feb 2022
--- Innova Market Insights has unveiled its Top Packaging Trends 2022, with “Food Waste Fighters” taking the top spot. The climate crisis, COVID-19 pandemic and political upheavals have elevated food waste concerns,... Read More
17 Feb 2022
--- Bormioli Pharma is announcing new research and innovation projects to mark the start of the International Year of Glass, currently underway in Geneva, Switzerland, composed of talks and events highlighting the role of glass... Read More
16 Feb 2022
--- Sustainability labels and classifications on F&B packaging could have a greater impact by combining labels and labeling systems, linking to other drivers of behavior and emphasizing other benefits such as health. These... Read More
14 Feb 2022
--- Coca-Cola has announced a target to sell 25% of all beverages globally across its brands portfolio in refillable or returnable glass or plastic bottles, or refillable containers through traditional fountains or Coca-Cola... Read More
04 Feb 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Carlsberg celebrated Chinese New Year with limited edition packaging designed by world-renowned illustrator Victo Ngai. Also, Sealed Air acquired Foxpak, an Irish company known for pioneering... Read More
01 Feb 2022
--- Public groups are petitioning the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to restrict Bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging after new findings suggest the chemical can damage human health at levels 100,000 times lower than... Read More
28 Jan 2022
--- The Closed Loop Local Recycling Fund in California has received a US$35 million injection from PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) to bring relief to the region’s “recycling deserts.” The circular... Read More
21 Jan 2022
--- Mapping trash has proven effective in the Netherlands through an initiative called Zwerfinator, which identifies litter types and quantities in municipalities using smartphone cameras. In the fourth quarter of 2021, the... Read More
19 Jan 2022
--- Circle Economy has warned world leaders are missing an opportunity to combat climate change by failing to implement circular economy strategies that reduce virgin material consumption. The NGO’s latest Circularity Gap... Read More
06 Jan 2022
--- KHS has equipped Cameroonian beverage giant Union Camerounaise de Brasseries (UCB) with its first PET line for its new soda pop and water segment. UCB is also considering filling its beverages into cans, which would make it... Read More